Super Eagles delegation from Nigeria, last night, left for France ahead of Friday’s friendly against Mali even though several officials are yet to be granted entry visas.
Four officials including the Caretaker Coach, Salisu Yusuf, have been granted visas, while other officials will know their fate later today.
Several holidaying players like Musa Mohammed, Brown Ideye, Elderson Echiejile and Ogneyi Onazi are expected to be part of the delegation from Nigeria.
Nigeria faces Mali on Friday in Rouen with kick-off time at 7pm.
The other match will be in Luxembourg on May 31.
Both games are aimed at preparing for the qualifying tournament for the 2018 World Cup which will begin in October.
Meanwhile, Interim Super Eagles Assistant Coaches, Imama Amapakabo and Kennerdy Boboye are now in danger of missing out on the friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg as they are yet to be issued entry visas to France, can confirm.
Interim Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf, goalkeepers’ trainer, Alloy Agu, and the team doctor are the only members of the backroom staff to have been issued with entry visas as at 12pm, yesterday, with the rest are yet to receive their passports from the French embassy.
The Super Eagles will play Mali on Friday in Rouen, France, and then Luxembourg four days later.

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